Filter & Compare Drumheads – Take Full Control of Your Drum Sound

Line up any combination of drumheads to see every feature listed side-by-side, and make the most informed choice before you buy. Search, filter, and compare drumheads to find the best head for you, and take full control of your drum sound.


To begin, go to the Drumhead Selector page now.

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Take a look at the internet's most comprehensive drumhead comparison chart.



Overwhelmed with the huge range of drumhead brands and types? Want to discover something different and unique?

Drumhead choice, tuning, and dampening are the three things that will have the biggest impact on your drum set's sound. A cheap drum set can sound amazing with the right drumheads, tuning, and careful use of dampening... An expensive drum set can sound terrible if just one of these things is done wrong. This website is designed to help you take control of these variables to get the best drum sound possible.

At Drumhead Authority, you can navigate through the huge range of options to compare drumheads and find the best drumhead for you. You can learn drum tuning techniques and tips, and find out what to look for if you're new to buying drumheads. Check out the Drum Sound FAQ to understand the different drumhead features and options avialable, and to learn about the factors that will influence the sound of your drum set.